Ruk Digest 4/24

Hello Fellow Rukkers!

1. In Celebration of The Hubble Space Telescope's 26th Birthday, Here Are 26 Amazing Photos Captured Using The Telescope


Hubble is used to observe distant galaxies, black holes, and planets.

My favorite picture is of the Tarantula Nebula, which I used as the photo link.

2. 96 Year Old Extremely Fit Sprinter Talks About Life


Some highlights from the article: 

He joined a body building gym at 87!

He believes that retirement is the biggest killer of old people.

He is writing a book now and hopes to publish it soon - just a reminder, he is in his 90's!

He wants to establish fitness centers for people over 70 along with creating a company to retrain older people.

He wants to create a fashion label for older people as he thinks the way they dress these days is "disgusting".

(Found this Vice article through Austin Kleon's newsletter)
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3. 45 Podcasts To Check Out


Curated by Tech Insider. 

(I wouldn't say these are the best podcasts like the news site claims, but they are worth looking into.)

DC Upcoming Event

Arbor Day Fest At The National Arboretum


April 29th @ 5:30 pm.

Book of the Week

Shoe Dog



The Story of Nike

Song of the Week

 

Upbeat Fun

Nora En Pure - Come With Me

Instagram Pics of the Week


Red Bull Planes Flying Over Monument Valley

Beautiful Wisteria Tree In Japan

Doing Ballet on The Streets of New York

Thought of the Week

"People of 70 to 100 years old are absolutely the lost population.
We are ignored by society, by medicine, by research. 
Nobody cares about us.

The way we treat the elderly today is disgraceful."

- 96 year old Charles Eugster
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Thank you for reading!

Be Happy and Keep Learning!

Igor B.M.

  


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